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MOTHER GRANDFATHER BORN IN ABBEVILLE SOUTH . ORALLY WASHINGTON,NORTH CAROLINA fAMILY TREE
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Mother Russia Grandparents, Russian Germans 1930s Alsace Lorraine, France Slaves of the Siberian Work Camps
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mother San Salvador, Bahamas formerly Watlings Island and Guanahani island As told by my mother who is trying to trace her ancestors 1700s from her grandmother who lived over 100 years. I am descendants of Caribbean Indians, Slaves and Brits.
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Mother and older cousins Jefferson County, MS. ,Branywine , Mcbride I heard the story from older relatives. 1880s McBride,MS. Great-Great Grand mother resold in New Orleans Louisiana during slavery.
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Mother, aunts, grandmother & great-grandfather Navasota, TX & Grimes, TX Traditional story passed down over generations 1870s Great-grandfather from Beaumont, TX; rest of family born in CA Texas Legislator during Reconstruction
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Mother, Grandmother Macon, Georgia Mother's story, book 1848 Atlanta, Georgia Escape from slavery
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Mother, Grandmother New York, Ontario Canada Oral and census records Six Nations Indian Reserve in Ontario, Canada African Canadian
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mother, grandmother, aunt and uncle Jamaica and USA oral history 1794 Port Antonio, Jamaica Immigration
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Mother, Uncles, Grandmother, Great-Aunt Athens and Columbus, Ohio Traditional family story told over generations 1903 Athens, Ohio Mail-Order Bride
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my grandmother Alabama oral family history 1800s Rowan County, N.C. An Escape Slave
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My aunt confirmed that he was a slave Edgefield County, S.C. I researched his history, and saw that he was born in 1850 1862 Saluda, South Carolina I found my Great Great Grandfather who was a slave.
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My aunt sent me a handwritten info. Person County, North Carolina I heard the story from my cousin who research our family history Durham, North Carolina My great great great grandfather and mother
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My Aunt, I suspect that she is the last living direct desendant of a slave runaway slave from Kentucky, to Civil War Hero and Medal of Honor My Aunt 100 yrs old related stories to me. She is stll living 2001 My aunt and mother came from Grand Rivers, Kentucky lyon county My (grand father) was the last medal of honor receipent in the Civil War.
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my dad,uncle auntes. Barbados yes.Iwas told that my grandfather was from barbados 1901 Iwas told france and maybe germany I feel like a tree without any root.Ihave been trying to find my history
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My father Laurens County, South Carolina and Little River County, Arkanass Oral History 1880s Grandparents who were slaves Migration of family; name change
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My father related the bare bones to me when I was a young adult. VA, TN, IN, IA, CA, NV and all the other states of the Union. My Father, relatives, research, scholarship of Arthur Leslie Keith, Ph.D. 1717 My father is from Nevada; his grandfather:California; his: Kentucky My family's story is 1717-2007 Germany-USA ~ indentureship to prosperity.
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My father told bits of the story after he inherited family land Yazoo County, Mississippi It is a story passed down through my fraternal relatives 1900s Yazoo City, Mississippi White immigrant great, great, great grand father in rural Holy Bluff, MS
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My father, grandmother Eastern Kentucky My father 1857 Los Angeles My great great grandmother was raped by a slavemaster's son
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My father, uncles, aunts, and grandmother Birmingham, Alabama area My father, uncles, aunt, and grandmother and see something on the internet. 1900s Las Vegas and Ohio My father's Alabama roots?
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my grand aunt sumter sc (1865) told by the granddaughter that he was the family first pastor 1865 sumter sc greatgrandfather usct and a free man
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